Stories tagged: gas
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Residents in communities north of Boston that were rocked by natural gas explosions were given the green light Sunday to return to their homes.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
A series of gas explosions an official described as “Armageddon” killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Thousands of homes in the northeastern Groningen province are facing reinforcement or even demolition because of hundreds of small tremors caused by decades of gas extraction.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
A Wyoming company has purchased federal leases that would allow it to explore for oil and gas beneath the site of a Montana coal mine.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
An Oregon law passed nearly seven decades ago banned drivers from pumping their own gas but now that’s changing – in some cases. The new year ushered in some modifications …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
State police say a Boise car thief was arrested after the pickup truck he stole ran out of gas and a trooper stopped to help.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Idaho state regulators will take public comments Tuesday on requested rate increases by Avista Corp.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is moving ever closer after a nearly four-decade political standoff.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in the Middle East.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says her legislation to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling would generate $2 billion in royalties over the next decade – …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 5 p.m.
The Interior Department said Tuesday it will propose the largest oil and gas lease sale ever held in the United States – nearly 77 million acres in the Gulf of …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
U.S. consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in September, the largest increase in eight months. The result reflects another big jump in energy prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
In its latest initiative to reduce air pollution, Paris City Hall wants gasoline-powered cars off the roads by 2030.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Avista is proposing to lower natural gas bills for Idaho customers by just over $1 per month, effective Nov. 1. Natural gas prices are adjusted each fall to take fluctuations …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters captured Saturday the country’s largest gas field from the Islamic State group in an eastern province that borders Iraq as they race with government forces to capture …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Avista is asking Washington regulators for several rate adjustments that, if approved, would raise electric rates slightly and decrease natural gas rates.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
Avista’s top five executives made in excess of $10.5 million in 2016, and the company reported net income of $83.9 million in the first half of 2017.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Hurricane Harvey and its catastrophic flooding have halted production at Gulf Coast refineries, virtually guaranteeing spikes in gas prices across the country – but Inland Northwest residents shouldn’t expect to …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Refinery operators along the Texas Gulf Coast are hunkering down for Hurricane Harvey, while motorists far from the storm’s path are also feeling the effects as gasoline prices rise.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
The biggest fears for Texas refiners in the
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Iran on Monday signed a $5 billion agreement with France’s Total SA and a Chinese oil company to develop its massive offshore natural gas field, the first such deal with …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 1 p.m.
A Montana businessman has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud and nine other federal charges after being charged with taking more than $2 million from people who believed they were …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Pumping your own gas – anytime day or night – may soon be an option in nearly half of Oregon’s 36 counties.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
OPEC and its allies came one step closer to agreeing to extend their oil supply deal after a ministerial committee recommended another nine months of cuts.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
Ben van Beurden, the chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, took time to speak to The Washington Post on May 17 during a visit to Washington, and he touched on …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Environmentalists notched a rare win in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday as a GOP effort to reverse an Obama-era rule restricting harmful methane emissions unexpectedly failed.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency is again moving to derail Obama-era regulations aimed at reducing pollution from the fossil fuel industry.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
An oil well leaking natural gas on Alaska’s North Slope has been successfully plugged, according to private and government responders.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
A federal official says crews in Alaska are ready to shut down an oil well that is misting natural gas on the frozen North Slope, but officials say it’s too …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
The amount of severance taxes generated by Idaho’s oil and gas industry is getting close to paying what it costs the state to regulate that industry.